Victoria Prendiville will be delivering a workshop for the West Wales Regional Council on “Building a Solid foundation to Nutrition”
It is being held tomorrow evening at the University of Wales Trinity St David in Carmarthen.
This session will cover :-
The power of nutrition;
Time management and Nutrition as a young athlete;
Knowledge of daily habits and lifestyle choices;
Energy Balance Macros and MicrosFine tuning;
Nutrition Strategies; Supplements;
Time for Questions.
To attend you must be a Welsh Athletics affiliated club athlete in West Wales in school year 8 to adult, a parent of an affiliated athlete or a UKA club coach in the West Wales region.
Tickets are £6pp and there is a limit of 80 places. The workshop is suitable for athletes from all running, jumping and throwing disciplines.
Victoria is a clinical dietitian with more than 17 years experience in the NHS.
Currently the service lead for the Nutrition and Dietetic Service for Hywel Dda University Health Board, she has a post graduate degree in Sport and Exercise performance Nutrition and is a SENR Registered sport and exercise performance Nutritionist.
The SENR Register (Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register) holds the names of professionals that have the highest level of qualifications, knowledge, skills and competencies to support athletes from recreational up to elite level. She is also a UKAD Anti doping adviser, part of the Sports Wales Nutrition Network and a committee member of the National Sports Nutrition Group.
She sees athletes of all ages from recreational up to elite level in all different sporting disciplines. Working with athletes on an individual level, coaches and performance teams.
Her aim is always to meet individual athlete goals supporting health, well being and performance.
As a triathlete, working mum and business woman she understands the practical challenges that meeting nutritional requirements and balancing these with the demands of sport and every day life can have and will always strive to support athletes, coaches and parents with Simple yet effective nutrition messages.
She aims to educate and inspire young athletes to become self sufficient over time, taking responsibility for their nutrition and hydration and always promotes interventions that can be followed as a lifestyle.
There will be a second workshop on . . .
The importance of Fuelling / hydration and recovery for young athletes
Challenges of fuelling and hydration that young athletes face How to prepare for training with nutrition and hydration
How to fuel training sessions
How to recover well after training Supplements
Time for questions.
(The second workshop will be held on Friday 15th February at a venue TBC in the West Wales Region).
Both sessions will also be highlighting the risks associated with energy deficiency and RED-S with key messages integrated into both talks.
The Halliwell Conference Centre, SA31 3EP